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February 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Kevin Lew Chee Fai v Monetary Authority of Singapore [2012] SGCA 12

This was the first civil insider trading case litigated in the Singapore Courts under the relevant provisions of the Securities and Futures Act (“SFA”) enacted in 2001. The matter proceeded all the way to the Court of Appeal which gave a detailed exposition of what constitutes insider trading under the laws of Singapore.


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Established in 1889, Drew & Napier LLC is one of Singapore's leading and largest law firms, with over 250 lawyers and fee-earners. Consistently rated top tier in dispute resolution over the years by international ranking organisations such as Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global, Practical Law Company, Best Lawyers and Asia Law, the firm has 7 Senior Counsel. The firm is headed by chief executive officer, Davinder Singh, Senior Counsel. Drew & Napier LLC is also rated top tier in Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring, Intellectual Property (Patents and Trademarks), Competition & Antitrust, Telecommunications, Media & Technology and Tax, with market leading practices in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, and Admiralty & Shipping. For more information, please visit